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[Africa, South Africa] Prohibiting tobacco trademarks is 'unconstitutional'

Legislation to prohibit the use of trademarks on tobacco products is unconstitutional and will make no contribution to discouraging smoking. This was the view of Professor Owen Dean of the Faculty of Law at Stellenbosch University (SU) in his inaugural l
Health 24 (za)
added May 27, 2013 14:32
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[Africa, South Africa] Contraband cigarettes seized

Musina - A man has been arrested on the N1, between Musina and Beit Bridge, for possession of contraband cigarettes, Limpopo police said on Monday.
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added May 21, 2013 13:37
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[Africa, Nigeria] JAKPOR: Tobacco Company Infractions And Another Damning Report

The findings contained in the Big Tobacco Tiny Targets Nigeria Report showed... Even as Nigeria continues to foot-drag, the tobacco companies continue to evolve new tactics to frustrate any policy that will whittle their influence and profits. Some of th
Leadership (ng)
added Nov 1, 2017 16:24
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[Africa, Nigeria] Tobacco firms evolving new strategies to attract younger generation – Report

Tobacco companies in Nigeria have evolved a new strategy of deliberately targeting the younger generation by situating their products near primary and secondary schools, a new report by the Nigerian Tobacco Control Research Group has shown.
Premium Times (ng)
added Oct 21, 2017 20:07
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[Africa] Lobby decries high consumption of tobacco products in Kenya

Kenya’s anti-tobacco lobby on Monday called for the enforcement of a 2007 law that bans smoking in public places amid an increase in tobacco use in the country.... Lindi told a stakeholders meeting in Nairobi that tobacco smoking remains a challenge among
News Ghana (gh)
added Sep 20, 2017 03:49
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[Africa, Malawi] NZANGAYA: Public smoking, a violation of non-smokers’ health rights

In Malawi walking a distance of about 500 meters without inhaling tobacco smoke due to smoking in open places is, for Christian non-smokers, as precious as being told by Christ himself that your sins have been forgiven and forgotten and you are part of P
Malawi24 (mw)
added Sep 7, 2017 21:18
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[Africa, Nigeria] Is Smoking Hookah Really Worse Than Cigarettes

Smoking shisha has become a trend among the youth today. Many young adults gather in shisha cafes and share the pipe between friends. They see smoking shisha as a pleasant and relaxing experience. Approximately 44% of them believe shisha is not as harmfu
Lagos Guardian (ng)
added Aug 25, 2017 18:20
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[Congo, Somalia, UK, USA] U.S. Authorities Urged to Investigate British American Tobacco for Allegations of Widespread Bribery and Corruption in Africa

[CTFK] is urging the U.S. Department of Justice and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to investigate BAT and its subsidiaries for possible violations of the anti-bribery and accounting provisions of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA). Toba
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Aug 18, 2017 21:25
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[Africa, Nigeria] Campaigners Warn Over Youths, Underage Targeted Tobacco Adverts

Nigeria Tobacco Control Alliance has raised the alarm against tobacco companies in Nigeria over their aggressive marketing campaigns targeted at vulnerable kids and youth in schools...“secret smoking parties orchestrated by the British American Tobacco Ni
Leadership (ng)
added Aug 14, 2017 15:17
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[UK-Scotland] Stirling researchers to lead £3.4m tobacco control project in Africa and Asia

They will conduct research to inform tobacco taxation, tackle the illicit trade in tobacco and target tobacco companies’ efforts to undermine governments’ attempts to reduce smoking. The project will be led by Professor Linda Bauld, director of the univ
TheNational.scot (uk)
added Jul 24, 2017 14:55
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